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    Reimagining Cities

    Students in a newly created spring seminar worked with immigrants at a housing project to create a permanent installation reflecting their shared vision of home.

    Ecocentric Practices

    An experimental spring studio sheds light on changing ecosystems by focusing on migrating marine duck species that winter in Rhode Island.

    Freedom to Focus

    A MacColl Johnson Fellowship is giving Associate Professor of Foundation Studies Leslie Hirst the freedom to pursue exciting new studio work while on sabbatical.

    Extraterrestrial Experimentation

    Students in Creature-Creation recently suited up into their self-made puppet costumes and descended on downtown Providence to film impromptu interactions with the public.

    Mapping Learning Reflects on RISD’s Essence

    RISD’s 2013–14 Mapping Learning series is bringing members of the campus community together for candid discussions about pedagogy, critique and new paradigms for learning.